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Kayak Fishing At Night

It was too windy to fish in the river so I stayed in the lagoon by where my friend lets me keep my “W” kayak on his floating dock. I had been out in the morning about 7:30 AM and … Continue reading

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A Real Fix to Yak Back Amid the Hype

Some kayak outfitters still stick to the mantra that good kayaking technique (I.E. “sit straight and rotate your upper body”) is the solution for lower back pain a.k.a. ‘yak back’. Well, it’s not – According to this article “Is ‘Rotation Training’ … Continue reading

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Two Inadequate Methods of Tackling the Yak Back Problem

Outfitting and exercise are the two customary approaches to dealing with pain and injuries associated with kayaking and kayak fishing. The first method consists of tips and tricks offered by outfitters, kayakers and kayak fishermen, in combination with home-made and … Continue reading

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Eliminating Rotational Motion While Paddling to Avoid Yak Back

Think Safety: Lower Back Pain and Kayaking or “Yak Back” is the title of an article that can be found on the New England Kayak Fishing website. The author, a chiropractor, dubs himself “riddler.” The article discusses certain aspects of the ‘yak … Continue reading

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A Legitimate Solution to Kayak Back Pain

This article first appeared on the PAINLESS KAYAK FISHING blog. Regardless of if you’re young or old, in shape or not, eventually you’re bound to feel uncomfortable sitting in your kayak, or on top of it, in the traditional L … Continue reading

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How the L Position Affects Fly Fishing

The L position, which confines both sit-in and SOT kayak anglers for long hours is undoubtedly uncomfortable, and damaging to your back. Many people already recognize this truth and are up in arms – A few years ago, this fly … Continue reading

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